Canadian Cell Phone Companies Can No Longer Lock Your Phone

As of December 1st, 2017, Government of Canada and specifically CRTC, has requested that all telco companies in Canada can no longer lock your phone or ask you to pay to unlock it. They have also requested that all wireless contracts are readable to make sure you avoid unpleasant surprise when your bill comes. All … Continue reading Canadian Cell Phone Companies Can No Longer Lock Your Phone

Quebec Tries Restricting English Greetings For Businesses

Quebec just passed a non legally enforceable motion in the Quebec’s legislature for all businesses to stop using English Word Hi when saying "Bonjour Hi". They say “all businesses and workers who enter into contact with local and international clients to welcome them warmly with ‘Bonjour. ’” And just “Bonjour.” While this story does not have any … Continue reading Quebec Tries Restricting English Greetings For Businesses

US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

California Federal judge blocked the Canadian ruling that was trying to make Google delete search results from its system. This is definitely a nice win for Google as it is telling other countries to stop interfering with US jurisdiction where Google servers are based. This is the first time when US judge tells a foreign … Continue reading US Judge to Canada – Hands Off Google

Toronto to Share Traffic Data with Waze

Waze, a GPS navigation software, acquired in 2013 by Google became partners with City of Toronto and will start utilizing city's data. This will help drivers to avoid traffic and construction around the city, and for the city to better understand how to fix any congestions using Waze data. For the first time, the City is … Continue reading Toronto to Share Traffic Data with Waze

Vancouver To Target AirBnb, $1k Fine if Unlicensed

To combat shortage of rentals in the city, Vancouver passed a by law limiting short term rentals. This ban does not affect individuals renting out their own place / principal residence, but affects businesses or individuals who own or rent our more than one property. Vancouver's real estate prices have been through the roof, and … Continue reading Vancouver To Target AirBnb, $1k Fine if Unlicensed

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